Assault: Court Remands Patient’s Husband over Attack on Medical Doctor

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By Afusat Agunbiade-Oladipo

An Area Court in Ilorin on Wednesday, ordered that Bashiru Abdullahi  be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly attacking a medical doctor, who was treating his wife.

The police charged Abdullahi with criminal assault and intimidation.

The Presiding Judge, Abdulrasak Abdulganiyu, who did not take the plea Abdullahi, ordered he be remanded in Mandala Correctional Centre, Ilorin.

Abdulganiyu adjourned the case until Sept. 4 for further mention.

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Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Sgt. Nyangi Ndifilike told the court that Abdullahi went drunk to the complainant, Ibrahim Adedo’s hospital, where his wife was a patient and intimidated and threatened him over the N75,000 charged for a Caesarian Operation (CS) at Cottage Hospital, Ilorin.

Ndifilike alleged that Abdullahi attacked the medical expert with a sharp object.

He prayed the court to remand Abdullahi, pending the outcome of further investigation.


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